Questions tagged [mining-pools]

Service allowing Monero miners to pool resources in order to reduce the variance between discovering blocks. Reward are generally divided largely based on the contributed hashrate of each member of the pool, with some small percentage often being collected by the pool operator as a fee.

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Is there a pool that will tell you the real time shares you've submitted?

I'm trying some mining on my MacBook Pro. Although I don't expect to make any money, I was curious if the software I'm using is actually submitting the shares it is reporting. Is there a pool that ...
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How do I figure out how much a share is worth in the PPLNS world?

I'm trying to figure out how much accepted shares are worth, however small, in a mining pool, situation, specifically of a PPLNS scheme. What is the formula to figure how what a specific share is ...
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Is there a stratum like protocol for Monero mining pools?

I'm trying to learn a litle more about how Monero mining pools work. I'm somewhat familiar with Bitcoin mining pools and the Stratum protocol (https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Stratum_mining_protocol) that ...
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What is the normal rate of failing to submit a block from pool mining Electroneum

We have a node-cryptonote-pool mining Electroneum, and sometimes it even finds a block. However, due to many factors, most of which are obscure for me, it fails to submit it, fails with error like ...
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I can't setup a monero pool on current software

I know this is the wrong place, but I need help setting up a pool with the current versions of node.js and the other requirements. Every reference I found is 3 - 4 years old and github code years old ...
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Is there any documentation for json rpc methods for supportxmr pool?

I am trying to write code for getblocktemplate from supportxmr pool in java. I could not figure out how to login and fetch the block info. After a lot of struggle I figured out that the method name in ...
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modify miner protocol, to read jobs from files

I am working on a project which consists of modifying an xmr miner and proxy. This modification must allow the miner to request the jobs by creating a file (with the job request saved inside this file ...
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Letting my customers mine: Security issues?

I am developing software for gamers and usually accept payments via paypal only. Since a majority of my customers are teenagers who have to count every penny, I got a great idea: I want to offer my ...
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How to switch from solo mining to pool mining?

I just created my own node for the first time and opted for solo mining. I changed my mind and want to join a pool. How do I do this?
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How to create more outputs?

I forked aeon/monero for fun and to learn. I have seed nodes running, pools running, miners running. The blockchain syncs, nodes connect to eachother. I can send transactions from the cli wallet only ...
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In p2pool mining, what stops a block finder from stealing a block?

With a centralized pool, a miner uses the server's block template and since he doesn't know the whole block constructed by server, he cannot steal it. Now with decentralized p2pool mining, what stops ...
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Mining at pool: All results are rejected

All results are rejected by the pool. I tried to restart many times but that didn't help. It used to work in the same setting before.
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Monero stratum on yiimp pool

Is there a way to add Monero XMR to YIIMP mining pool. The randomx.conf at /var/stratum/config is below. [TCP] server = testpool.online port = 8888 password = {password} [SQL] host = localhost ...
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Why is my Pool hash-rate so low on Gminer

I am wondering why my pool hash-rates a at ~50% of what I'm mining I have a 1080 TI and I'm getting 37.57MH/s but my pool efficiency is so low I'm only getting a 20 MH/s speed 1.Will this effect my ...
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Can a group of PCs act like a local pool?

I know what pools are for, they combine many nodes power to mine a block quicker but these are cloud pools. Could a group of PCs or mining rigs which are at the same network act like a pool and ...
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A pool didn't find a block since 4 days, is it normal?

I've been mining on a pool for more than 24h and my balance didn't increase. It is supposed to increase when the pool find a block. I also remarked that the pool didn't find any block since 4 days, is ...
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Miner is waiting a long time for new jobs

I have implemented a custom RandomX Pool miner with C++ which even outperforms XMRig. However after submitting a share the miner does not always get a new job instantly. Sometimes it takes several ...
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Is it better to mine Monero on solo mining or joining a mining pool?

Considering fees and profits, but also the best thing for the Monero network, which is the most valuable solution? Also, is it depending on hardware and hashrate power? Thanks in advance.
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Mining pool found a block after three days but didn't pay me

The number of blocks found was 327 yesterday and today it is 328, which means that the pool found a block. But when I check my GUI wallet I don't find anything. There are no transactions in my wallet ...
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Can you lose your mined XMR from a pool?

In the past I had generated a wallet and used that address to mine in a pool (minexmr). I had mined for a couple of months and I remember that I gather a "substantial" amount. However, I ...
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How can I create a simple private pool for tracking hashes for me and my friends trying to mine a block by ourselves?

For context, me and my friends have assembled a little mining group for fun and we currently mine whatever is most profitable on cpu and gpu to the same address on the same pools. I programmed a ...
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What is the bare minimum to mine?

What are pools used for and what Linux x86 program could I use to mine Monero?
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Monero pool live tracker showing lower number of accepted shares than the miner log

I am running XMRig CPU on a Mac. While comparing the live tracker on the pool's site to my miner, I noticed that the number of accepted shares are lower than that reported by the miner. Is there a ...
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Are the blocks mined by a wallet shown as transaction?

How can one be sure that a wallet address has mined 1 or more xmr blocks? Do they show as transactions or is there any way to confirm? I ran a wallet with monero wallet cli and upon running ...
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How to set up a mining pool on Ubuntu 20.04?

I know a similar question has already been asked, but it was 3 years ago, so I asked the question again so that the methods are relevant
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cryptonote-universal-pool Stratum authentication failed

I'm trying to setup the mining pool using https://github.com/fancoder/cryptonote-universal-pool (please do not suggest to use https://github.com/zone117x/node-cryptonote-pool because I also used that ...
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Wordpress :: mining with user's CPU

We are in 2020 and I was having a look at this post from 2018 which describes 3 WordPress plug-in we might use to mine Bitcoins through users CPU: Simple Monero miner: needs subscription to https://...
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Can I mine with more than one client on a given mining pool?

Is there any particular configuration required to connect to a mining pool with more than one client using the same wallet? Do I simply start the same command line on each machine?
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About shares in mining pool

I know that profits are assigned by the shares. But I want to know some details about computing the share. For example, I get a job with difficulty 25000 to solve: Do I need to finish 25000 times of ...
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How to increase monero node connectivity?

I have a server in Germany with a monero node running. 1) I want my node to be informed about the appearance of a new block as faster as possible. 2) I also want other nodes to be quickly informed ...
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Can the expected reward from the block template differ from a actual one after mining?

As we know, we can find a value expected_reward in a response of a request getblocktemplate to a monerod. Following the documentation: expected_reward - unsigned int; Coinbase reward expected to be ...
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What's the easiest way to create a unique job for every worker of monero mining pool?

There are several mining pool servers. Each server polls monerod for a new job. I want to generate a unique job on each server for all the workers of my distributed pool. It is very important to ...
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Background mining + monero-wallet-cli + pool?

Is it possible to launch the monero-wallet-cli for mining with the experimental background-mining feature on? And would it be possible to connect to a pool for that? Basically I just want my CPU ...
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What is the best way to mine Monero on Macbook Pro?

I have started mining Monero using the MineXMR pool and an XMRig miner. I have done some calculations and found that, at my current rate of roughly 800H/s, it would take me four years to mine one coin....
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What does the mining-proxy do?

Do I understand everything correctly? The pool gives the task to the worker (proxy in our case), like this: {"id": 1, "jsonrpc": "2.0", "error": null, "result": {"id": "42d954ef-ceee-446c-b2ea-...
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How to calculate job target in hex

I received a mining job with target = f3220000. My XMRig miner logged the following statement: new job from ... diff 480045 algo rx/0 height 2027084 I want to find answers to the following ...
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How to mine Monero on Ubuntu 18.04?

I tried to mine on Ubuntu but it didn't work. please tell me the right way to mine on Ubuntu. Also I got a problem while registering on https://supportxmr.com/: its home page is not like same which I ...
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About mining pool selection

I am looking at some different pools. Is it true that the larger the hashrate that the mining pool has, the greater the amount of mining? So should I use a pool with a high hash rate?
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Is it possible to check which of the last blocks is mined by me?

Input: monero_addr - address of my wallet that I specified in my miner's config. Output: [2045661, 2045650, 2045630, ...] - block's heights that was mined by me. In which direction should I move to ...
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Validate a job's result in a proxy pool

I'm writing my own proxy pool implementation. I have problem with share verification. I received a job from upsteam mining pool: job={ "blob": "...
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How to know when I get paid from mining Monero

I just started to mining Monero, using Claymore v3.8. Via CPU. With my very weak knowledge of mining, I just want to see a "payment" so can be sure that I am not mining for nothing. I am using ...
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Mining with XMRig, what are "expired" shares?

So I'm pool mining RandomX using XMRig, and I often see that along with the increasing "accepted" shares, the "expired" shares are also increasing. What does that mean? Am I running the miner ...
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How to set up password on xmrpool.net mining pool?

I'm new to mining and I don't know how to set up a password and a username on xmrpool.net mining pool. Can anyone help me to do this?
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How to simulate (or set up) localhost as a mining pool for XMRig miner?

I am trying to run Xmrig miner to run without connecting to an online mining pool. Is it possible to simulate a mining pool (authentication and wallet) using localhost in windows? My goal is not to ...
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Cant't find out where replace the nonce to get a blob hash

I'm trying to understand the basics of mining and have a very specific question about hashing a blob. When I start a miner and capture the packets, I get a job from the pool and then the work ...
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Track all rewards issued to a Monero mining pool

I am a newbie, running a test pool on Monero mainnet. At 15k hash rate, it yielded a block in approximately 48 hours. Now the pool is running at an average 50k hash rate and has generated no blocks in ...
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Is the code freeze affecting mining?

Is the code freeze preventing xmr-stak from running correctly? I have been away for a little bit and just tried to boot up my miner, but I keep getting "result rejected by the pool" displayed.
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I want to understand mining commands. I'm new

commands to find out if I found a block in the xmrig mining software, I'm lost with too many commands I'm new I want to learn what all the commands that appear in the mining software mean
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Pool vs proxy for 1000 users?

In my firm, we are going to create a pool or proxy to mine Monero. We have more or less 1000 clients interested in the idea, but, there's something I need to clear up before doing anything. I have ...
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Can a xmr proxy mine without a pool?

I have several computers at home. I can join all of them through a xmr proxy to be seen as a user but I have been told that to mine I need to join a pool. I know the advantages of mining through a ...